Posts Tagged North Africa

Star player in Algeria dies; hit by object at game

CAIRO (AP) — A star soccer player has died after he was hit in the head by an object thrown from the crowd during a game in Algeria’s top league.

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Libya withdraws as host of 2017 African Cup

Violence-plagued Libya conceded it won’t be able to host the African Cup of Nations in 2017 because of security concerns, throwing organizers into a frantic rush Saturday to find a new venue for the continent’s top football tournament.

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